Alternative Spellings

vercockte, fercockded, fakakte, farkakt, farcocked, verkakte


  • "lousy, messed up, ridiculous" (JPS) Shitty, full of crap.

Example Sentences

  • "I'm trying not to crash the car on this farkakte highway."

Languages of Origin



פֿאַרקאַקט farkákt, past participle of פֿאַרקאַקן farkákn '(vulgar) to shit on'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)


North America


The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)


Can also be used in a very literal sense to refer to one who's needed the bathroom a lot. The Yiddish adjective farkakt takes on endings depending on the number and gender of the noun; Jewish-English "farkakte" generally has -e whenever it precedes a noun.

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